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A replica of the RMS Titanic (which sank in 1912) will begin its sail from Dubai in a few years from now. According to the Blue Star Line chairman, Clive Palmer, the ship which has a capacity to accommodate 2,400 passengers and 900 crew members, will be launched in 2022 as against its initial proposed launch of 2016 in China. Palmer explained to Cruise Arabia & Africa that, "Blue Star Line will create an authentic Titanic experience, providing passengers with a ship that has the same interiors and cabin layout as the original vessel, while integrating modern safety procedures, navigation methods and 21st-century technology to produce the highest levels of luxurious comfort." "After a shakedown cruise from the shipyard to Singapore, we'll offer a two-week maiden voyage to Dubai, with another grand voyage from Dubai to Southampton," he added. Source: The Guardian When it lands in the UK, it will begin weekly voyages to New York following the original plan of the Titanic. The Process